About this object

Dorsal surface pale-yellow, red-brown or dark brown with vivid pattern of silvery-white pigment, often in a broad stripes which meet on top of the snout. Some specimens have pattern reduced to a few pale blotches on the head. White or cream beneath. Males to 24 mm, females to 28 mm.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
  • Scientific name
    Afrixalus enseticola Largen, 1974
  • Classification
  • Common name
    Bonga Banana Frog
  • Collector
    Harenna Forest Expedition
  • Date collected
  • Place collected
    Africa: Eastern Africa: Ethiopia: Bale: Katcha
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Obtained from Dr Malcolm J. Largen, 1986
  • Red Book Data status
    VU Vulnerable
  • Other number(s)
    Collection Number: 98; previous number: 1986.212.172-177
Object view = Natural Science
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